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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Steve MacLean to Host Virtual Classroom Across Canada

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Monday, November 11, 2002

Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Steve MacLean will serve as special guest educator as he hosts students from across Canada during a Virtual Classroom presentation on November 13, 2002.

Both the English morning session and French afternoon session will cover the topic of Structures in Space. There are a total of 8 host sites for the sessions, connected either via computer network or satellite, from Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario and Alberta. In all, over 350 students will participate in these 2-hour interactive sessions. In addition, the Mayors of each host city have been invited to attend.

WHAT: Virtual Classroom hosted by Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Steve MacLean

DATE: Wednesday, November 13, 2002

TIME: 10:30-12:30 (English) 13:30-15:30 (French)

THEME: Structures in Space

LOCATIONS: English:

  • Communications Research Centre - Ottawa, Ontario
  • Holy Heart Secondary School - St. John's, Newfoundland
  • École secondaire Hormisdas-Gamelin - Buckingham, Quebec
  • Percy Page secondary school - Edmonton, Alberta
  • Vaughan Secondary School - York, Ontario
  • Peterborough Collegiate - Peterborough, Ontario

French:

  • École Ulluriaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq (George River), Québec
  • Ste-Agathe Academy, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Québec

For more information please contact:

Monique Billette
Senior Media Relations Officer
Canadian Space Agency
Telephone: (450) 926-4370
monique.billette@space.gc.ca

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